Campus community mourns loss of student

Justin Velazquez

The Hesston College campus community is mourning the untimely loss of student Justin Velazquez. Justin had just finished his freshman year at Hesston, where he was also a member of the baseball team. He passed away Saturday morning, June 4, while playing baseball in his hometown in Puerto Rico. Our prayers are with Justin’s family in the days and weeks to come.

Services planned

The funeral for Justin Velazquez will be on Friday, June 10, at 11 a.m. in a Mass at Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe Church at Camp Alegre in Hatillo, P.R. There will be a tribute for Justin at his hometown baseball field in Barceloneta, P.R., at 1 p.m., following the service. The burial will happen immediately following the tribute at Barceloneta New Cemetery.

Cards and flowers can be sent to:
Vivian Mora/Justin Velazquez
Call Box 2020
Suite 201
Calle Pomarrosa #234 Parcelas Imbery
Barceloneta, PR 00617

The college will hold a service in Justin’s honor at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year.